Warm and intense sunset light fills the sky above the Great Range of the Adirondack High Peaks in the distance. A row of snow-crusted trees are in the foreground. Taken from Cascade Mountain in the Adirondack High Peaks of New York State. Cascade Mountain is one of the Adirondack 46 High Peaks, which are mountains above 4,000 feet in elevation. Climbing all 46 peaks and becoming a 46er is a popular hiking challenge. Cascade is one the most popular High Peaks.